Shabbos Bulletin Parshas Balak 5775

Tefilla Halacha

The Mishneh Berurah says that it is proper to say baruch she’omar while standing. No reason is given.

Tradition has it that this beracha was found on a tablet that fell from shamayim. It is thus a prayer made in Heaven, presumably enveloped with a special kedushah. It is deemed preferable to stand to show respect for the source of the beracha.